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Class 2B

Welcome to Mr. Dicker’s 2B Class Page!


Happy Advent! Maranatha … Come, Lord Jesus!

Notices and Reminders: 

  • Wednesday 12/12 – Free Dress Down Day for 2B. Thanks for completing the parent survey for Middle States 🙂
  • Wednesday 12/12 – Mrs. Fields Cookie Dough Pick-Up in FFH
  • Friday 12/14 – Christmas Concert at St. Jane Church (Hartley Ave.) Children should arrive by 6:15 and wear their “Christmas best”
  • Thursday 12/20 – Vocations Mass with Bishop Schlert at 8:15 AM in IHM Chapel
  • Friday 12/21 – 11:00 Dismissal & Christmas Sweater Dress Down Day

SJF Communication Folder:  Please refer to the Weekly Communication Folder for additional school information.

Scholastic Book Club:  Class Code PHZBX.  Order online or send in check (payable to Scholastic Books) with order form. The December order was due on Friday 12/7. Please let me know if your purchase is a Christmas gift, and we can arrange a time for you to pick it up. 


Specials Schedule:

Monday: Gym

Tuesday: Art

Wednesday: Library, Spanish

Thursday: Computer

Friday: Health (Aug.-Jan.), Music 


What We Are Learning This Week:


Chapter 12: We Meet Jesus in the Sacrament of Reconciliation 

Ask me…

– to tell you who gave us the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

– to tell you who acts in Jesus’ place in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

– to tell you what the steps of the Sacrament of Reconciliation are.

– to explain what penance is.

– to tell you how the Holy Spirit helps in the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

– to explain who forgives our sins.

– to define pardon, confess.


Subtraction of Three-Digit Numbers 

Ask me …

– to subtract three-digit numbers with and without regrouping.

– to subtract three-digit numbers regrouping tens as ones.

– to subtract three-digit numbers regrouping hundreds as tens.

– to use pictures to model hundreds as tens in subtraction.

– to subtract three-digit numbers regrouping twice.

– to use addition to check subtraction.

– to count back by 1s, 10s, and 100s.

– to continue patterns and explain patterns.

First in MathLog in to practice your math facts and earn stickers! Who will be our next player of the day???


Unit 3 Week 3

Weekly Concept: Ways People Help

Essential Question: How can people help out their community?

Comprehension Strategy: Ask and Answer Questions

Comprehension Skill: Author’s Purpose

Genre: Narrative Nonfiction

Vocabulary Strategy: Synonyms 

Phonics: Long o (o, oa, ow, oe)

ConnectEd: Log in to read the weekly stories, play fun games, and practice reading skills. 


Unit 3 Week 3

Words with Long o:

told, most, float, coat, toast, grow, mow, show, Joe, toe

Review Words:

light, mind

High-Frequency Words:

only, our, who


Past- and Future-Tense Verbs:

  • Past-tense verbs tell about actions that already happened.
  • Regular past-tense verbs end in -ed (Example: jumped).
  • Future-tense verbs tell about an action that will happen in the future.
  • The word will goes before a future-tense verb (Example: will jump).


*Practice rapid recall of math facts each night: Addition and Subtraction up to 20*


Rel. – p. 91-92

Math – p. 116

Spell. – p. 62

Practice Vocabulary words.

Library Book due tomorrow.


Rel. – p. 91-92

Math – p. 117

Spell. – p. 63

Practice Vocabulary words.


Rel. – p. 93

Math – p. 118

Spell. – p. 64; Pretest Tomorrow

Practice Vocabulary words.

Sign Test Folder.


Rel. –

Math – p. 119

Spell. – Study Words; Test Tomorrow

Grammar – p. 64

Practice Vocabulary words.

Helpful Links

Religion: LoyolaPress     Grade 2 Religion Resources

ABCya! Second Grade Games and Apps   Math, Language Arts, Reading, and more

Sadlier-Oxford Math   Grade 2 Practice Skills, Math Minutes

Glencoe McGraw-Hill Math Virtual Manipulatives

NCTM Illuminations  Math Interactives

Have a great week! God bless! 

Mr. Dicker 🙂

*More parent information can be found online at www.stjaneschool.com/parents/